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CNN
Mar 24, 2011 1:00am EDT
standing. we have new video of the scene from the ground in mizrata posted on youtube sent a to us by a source in the city. we cannot independently confirm when it was shot. take a look. they say gadhafi forces fired own this main hospital with shelling going on 40 minutes at a time, killing two people and leaving patients and doctors rattled. tonight new information about gadhafi's inner circle reaching out to the united states. senior u.s. officials tell cnn that one of gadhafi's closest confidants has been calling the state department every day. we also heard this talk by secretary of state hillary clinton yesterday. though u.s. officials say the intention behind these calls is murky. could be a sign the gadhafi regime is exploring options, looking for a way out or disinformation put forth to make gadhafi not trust the people around him. today secretary of state hillary clinton said gadhafi and his inner circle have some choices to make. >> it will be up to gadhafi and his insiders to determine what their next steps are, but we would certainly encourage that they would make the
CNN
Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
, the latest, one person dead and dozens injured. the mayor standing by to join us live. new radiation fears in tokyo. stocking up on bottles of water after the japanese government warns that tap water is no longer safe for infants, i'm wolf blitzer, you're in the "situation room." in a span of 24 hours, the u.s. military said the coalition launched more than 50 strikes in the mission to protect libyan civilians. but no indication the battle is being over. just a short while ago the secretary of state warned gadhafi the quickest way to end it is for him to leave.<[kyk: . we2íor certainly encouraged the would make a right decision. not only institute a real co comprehensive cease-fire but withdraw from the cities and military abs and prepare for a transition that does not incl e include. >> there are serious reports of major clashes under way. what do we know about the fighting at this moment. >> you just heard secretary of state hillary clinton encouraging momammar gadhafi bu he's not backing down. a couple of major developments that shows that this conflict is far from over. anded stage i
CNN
Mar 24, 2011 2:00am EDT
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CNN
Mar 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
at cnn world headquarters in atlanta. thanks for joining us. one hour from now the disaster in japan, from the devastation and death to the severe economic impact of the quake and tsunami. that's at 7:00 p.m. eastern. in the meantime, "the situation room with wolf blitzer" begins now. >>> a change in command over coalition air strikes in libya is in the works now this hour. the terms and limits of nato's new role. what it means for the mission and for u.s. forces. libyan rebels now have a new hope of pushing back moammar gadhafi's fighters. we'll tell you about a man who sacrificed his life to help the opposition. plus, the dangers and challenges in the disaster zone of japan. brian todd has an account of the search and rescuers. and our crew, what all of them experienced in the quake and tsunami wreckage. welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." [ explosion ] >>> first to a key battleground city where rebels are making headway in the battle to seize controlle from moammar gadhafi. here's cnn's arwa damon. >>
MSNBC
Mar 23, 2011 8:00pm EDT
. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "the last word with lawrence o'donnell" starts right now. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton said late today that the quickest way to end military action in libya is for moammar gadhafi to leave libya. good luck with that. >> president obama is headed back to washington, d.c. early. >> start easing some of the tension coming from capitol hill. >> the president heads home ahead of schedule and is welcomed by this. >> president obama is playing soccer in rio with kids and hillary clinton seems to be weirdly stepping up. >> this is about as badly run as any foreignrepeal obamacare. >> the president talks about libya d s ipou amic >> t esendori ot iolicg. ebe judging diplomater efforts on this trip. >> we are supporting a democratic revolution there. >> they've got a political problem. >> today it looks like a war, sound like a war, people are dying, and it's costing an awful lot of money. isn't that a war? >> america, at "not war". >> we will continue to provide details to the american people. >> you don't even seem to think eno
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 4:30am EDT
. stated, a united nations not substitute for a u.s. n does political and military strategy. defense secretary robert gates says the u.s. coulturn or control of the operation as early as surday. but the terms of the transition are still being scussed by coreato allies. flyi a larger share of t combat strikes. but the rest is up in the air. terrell brown, c news,he unitedations. >>> early is morning, israeli aircraft hit targets on the gaza strip. israel says the attacks are in response ta round of shelling anwednesday's deadly bombing in jerusalem. a crowded bus was bombed in one woman was killed and more than 20 otrs wounded. iseli authities blame exposed to radiation at than, te crippled nuclearower pla. installing electrical wires, and treatment.o hospitr als fo say radiation levels in tokyo d its water supply have returned to safe levels. but remain high in two nearby nehborhoods. the numberf timad dead and missing from the quake and tsunami now over 25,000. >>> movie icon elizabeth taylor will be buried later this week. taylor died yesterday. she's being remembered as much for
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 4:30am EDT
for joining us on a thursday morning. i am alison starling. >> good morning. iambs and a simpson. traffic and weather every ten minutes first. first, meteorologist steve rudin. >> good morning. rumbles of thunder during the early morning. just a few lingering showers for the rush hour as well as patchy fog. the 43 degrees at dulles, 44 at winchester 43 in cumberland, 54 in petersburg. temperatures will remain below average the next several days. the moisture is moving off the coast. there's one more batch of rain to the west of us and it could send all little sleet to the north of us. a few more rainshowers to go just enough to keep the pavement wet. highs today in the mid to upper 40's. sunshine this afternoon. >>>. accident >. -- accident in maryland. it is the ramp from the inner for overnight employees to be allowed to take scheduled m -- scheduled naps. >>> this morning in the bill workers were hurt after they were exposed to a dangerously high levels of radiation in japan and were sent to the hospital for treatment. parents in tokyo stocking up on bottled water. tap water is contami
FOX News
Mar 23, 2011 11:00am EDT
patrolling off libya's coast, this as the u.s. gets ready to hand over control of the no fly zone to the alliance. whatever that alliance is. we don't know at this time. in the meantime pro car davi forces ratchet up attacks in an eastern city of that country, stopping rebel groups there, but the international air strikes continue and now we have reports that those attacks forced pro qaddafi forces to withdraw tanks from another rebel-held city in the west. a whole lot goes on there today, jon. jon: the libyan leader remains as defiant as ever, appearing from his compound in tripoli and vowing to win the historic battle. now there's word, though, that mommar qaddafi may be planning his exit strategy. secretary of state hillary clinton, weighing in on that on abc's "world news with diane sawyer". >> this is what we hear from so many sources, diane, it is a constanto. >> today? >> today, yesterday, the day before. some of it, i'll be very, you know -- it's my personal opinion -- some of it is theater. a lot of it is just the way he bee haves. it's somewhat unpredictable. but some of
FOX News
Mar 25, 2011 1:00pm EDT
leventhal is there, he joins us live on the phone with the very latest from bengazi. over to you, rick. >> reporter: martha we just got back to bengazi, from ajdabiya where the fighting was fierce and we believe we witnessed fresh air strikes from nature owe fighter jets north of ajdabiya where qaddhafi tanks and armor had been staged. we were told they hit artillery positions on the north side of ajdabiya. we got within ten miles to a check-point where we were stopped. a short time ago we heard jets and saw plumes of smoke on the horizon which appears to be fresh air strikes. i can tell you that the opposition fighters, the rebels seem emboldened by this latest activity from nato jets. they seem to feel like the tide may be turning here and they are telling us that they may be able to retake age r-r stipulate this weekend, mart in a. martha: it has been an emotional roller coaster for them as they try to get an upper land on this. the tankses, the telephones, how are they getting more organized now, rick. >> reporter: they certainly seem to be trying to get organized. they've been try
CNN
Mar 24, 2011 11:00am EDT
. the airport will use tanker trucks to refuel planes today. >>> for a fifth straight day, coalition warplanes bombed military targets around libya's capital today. state tv showed what it said was a military base in flames. coalition air strikes on gadhafi forces outside misrata haven't stopped the shelling of those cities. >>> in yemen, a president under fire puts his supporters on the streets in a noisy demonstration. president salah is under intense pressure to step down immediately, but he is refusing. several of salah's key generals and diplomats switched sides after he launched a bloody crackdown last week. >>> in japan, levels of radioactive iodine in tokyo's water system, they dropped significantly today. officials say it is now safe for babies to drink tap water or for parents who use tap water in formula. but still the city handed out about a quarter million bottles of water today to homes with kids. >>> two fukushima nuclear workers are now in the hospital today for possible radiation poisoning. the men stepped in a puddle while laying cable at the plant. water seeped through the p
MSNBC
Mar 23, 2011 11:00pm EDT
don't even seem to think enough of us to lie to us. >> the administration is defending its biggest victory on its first anniversary. >> fdr went so far as to call it a fundamental right for all americans. >> in short, we'll do whatever we can to ensure that obamacare is never fully implemented. >> one year ago today. >> health insurance reform because law in america. >> took a long time. >> congressman anthony weiner joins us. while some republicans were attacking the president on libya and the healthcare bill, two from minnesota went to iowa. ♪ if i find my way to minnesota ♪ >> and donald trump, is he serious about running? >> trump came out as a birther, which is republican for "i'm running for president." >>> good evening. president obama skipped a visit to address growing concerns over the libyan war efforts. he plans to transfer command and control in the next few days, suffered a setback when nato failed to reach agreement to assume that role. all 28 nato states must approve any agreement. the muslim nation of turkey is dissenting, repeating a term used by russian prime
PBS
Mar 23, 2011 3:00pm PDT
senators gary hart and norm coleman assess president obama's decision to use u.s. military power in libya. >> ifill: then, we get a report from a japan battered by nuclear disaster and now facing elevated radiation levels in its tap water. >> lehrer: miles o'brien looks at the future for u.s. nuclear power in the wake of the japan crisis. >> ifill: ray suarez reports on how the north african nation of morocco is working to avoid becoming the next target of regional unrest. >> reporter: in washington, morocco's foreign minister gave us an overview of king mohammed's planned reforms for a country facing some of the same discontents as its neighbors. >> you know what i feel like? i feel all the time like a cat on a hot tin roof! >> lehrer: and jeffrey brown remembers legendary film star elizabeth taylor who died today at age 79. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people des
CNN
Mar 23, 2011 11:00am EDT
. joining us now from jerusalem, david horowitz, ed tore of the "washington post." he will be joining us about what's happening on the ground. we're looking at pictures out of jerusalem. you can see the scene there. a lot of questions, chaotic scene as people scramble to safety to figure out what had actually occurred, what took place. this comes amid a great deal of tension in the middle east, and this is just the latest that we have seen this coming out of israel between israelis and the palestinians, a conflict, and as you know, a peace that has not been achieved in that particular area. we are still waiting for more information, but you can tell from the pictures there, folks are on the phone, trying to get information, clearing the streets, the emergency personnel trying to evacuate the scene. we understand that we have a medic who is on the phone now who is joining us. sir, can you give us your name? >> i am with the american services. >> where are you now? >> i'm on the scene. we are nearly two hours after the explosion. it occurred a few minutes after 3:00 our time next to a bus
CNN
Mar 23, 2011 10:00pm EDT
out to the united states. senior u.s. officials tell cnn that a brother-in-law has been calling the state department almost every day. arab allies say they're also getting calls. we heard this talk yesterday from secretary of state clinton. it could be a sign that gadhafi's regime is looking for a way out. it could also be disinformation being put forward by the u.s. and others to make gadhafi not trust the people around him. in an interview, president obama said that gadhafi could wait it out, even though his forces have been weakened. today, secretary of state clinton said gadhafi and his inner circle have some choices to make. >> it will be up to gadhafi and his insiders to determine what their next steps are. but we would certainly encourage that they would make the right decision. not only institute a real comprehensive cease-fire, but withdraw from the cities and the military actions and prepare for a transition that does not include colonel gadhafi. the quickest way for him to end this is to actually serve the libyan people by leaving. >> gadhafi shows no sign that he's r
FOX News
Mar 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
traffic control procedures. u.s. transportation secretary ray lahood calling for at least two air traffic controllers now to man overnight shifts. this after a controller at d.c.'s reagan national airport reportedly fell asleep and two planes couldn't get in touch with the tower after mid night just trying to land. both had to go in for a landing on their own. toes your headlines. >> five hour energy ran out and two planes had to do their own thing. >> i'm sure nothing's down there on the runway. let's cross our fingers. let's talk a little bit about what's going on right now. in libya, new video just in, one of qaddafi's bases reportedly destroyed by u.s. coalition air strikes. look at these pictures, showing a flaming wreckage overnight and qaddafi's compound in tripoli also reportedly targeted again and was struck. the commander of britain's royal air force says libya's air force no longer exists. >> so now that we also have an exclusive story that came to us, i think james rosen and jennifer griffin working on this together. essentially, there might be some break as we try to find o
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 9:00am EDT
>>> now "good morning maryland" at nine. >>> thanks for joining us. i am megan prink especially charley has the -- pringle. charley has the day off. we hope you will stay with us. we are going to be talk about is sexual assault. we will tell you about an event coming up a rape walk. a very brave woman is here rebecca johnsonstone who will share her story and tell us about a nonprofit she started and how it is helping women and victims. >>> also, we will switch gears and talk about a little luxury in our lives. we are talking facials and the spa is a great lace to relax especially as winter is be -- great place to relax especially as winter is ending. a local spa here will give a demonstration of what they have going on and some of the deals available right now. >>> plus, as you know, if you've joined us, we love to eat here on "good morning maryland." we have a chef in the studio cooking up not only a delicious chicken meal that's easy to make but it's healthy, too. it's chicken and artichokes. stay with us. all of that is ahead. >>> first, let's get to tot's hot topic. there's
FOX
Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
is unclear. the police didn't give us a hint that they were on to a suspect. we didn't know that until we were handed the statement a couple of minutes ago and we were told there would be some information and thought it would be the ballistics comparison that the two cases were connected and we had hints they were connected for a couple of days now, but nothing definitive until just now when we got the saint from chief tom manger. the cases are connected, suspects in custody and don't know why they were murdered at this point. the chief is promising more information at 6:30 tonight. >> and we're working this and trying to get more information. do you know is mr. gadera, the man who came to the country, if he ever attended the same muslim community center as the other financial victim? >> reporter: he did not -- community center as the other victim? >> reporter: he did not. he was a buddhist and didn't attend the community center. that is a part of this that doesn't make sense to us either. >> hopefully this will be made clear after 6 tonight. thank you, paul. >> all right. >> reporter: b
CNN
Mar 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
back. we want to get you a quick update from libya and bengz. we have more. what can you tell us about the fighting specifically in misurata and ajdabiya? >> reporter: the ports continue by opposition forces for the key city of ajddabiya, showing the conflict is far from over and shows the stage is set for what could be a complicated and long, drown-out war. let's talk about ajdabiya. strategically critical city for both sides. widely viewed as the front line in this conflict. over the past 24 hours, opposition forces have gained key ground toward ajdabiya. this a town that opposition forces had, they lost it to gadhafi foersrces. at once with the implementation of a no-fly zone, forces started moving forward over the past 24, 3 hours. they've -- 36 hours. they've come to within a few kilometers of the city with heavy fighting. nine people dead over the past 24 hours. six people injured. let's move west to misurata. another key city just west of the capital of tripoli. that's where witnesses say gadhafi loyalists, gadhafi troops are terrorizing, picking off civilians indistricriminate
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 5:30pm PDT
us. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching. >>> tonight on "world news," the end of an era. elizabeth taylor, the last of the larger than life movie stars, and the woman who introduced american women to million dollar salaries, and a fever pitch of celebrity. barbara walters on how she lived her life and the way she changed everything. >>> danger in the water. now babies are at risk from radiation in the tap water in japan. how could a mother reverse the effects? >>> flying blind? one of the busiest skies in america, word that the air traffic controller may have been asleep in the tower? >>> and, become a memory superstar, as we show you the latest on how to remember those names, lists, even, where did i put the keys? >>> good evening. as we begin tonight, the last of the legendary superstars has died. a superstar from an era when american movies were so powerful, the whole globe feasted on our celluloid dreams. and her face. elizabeth taylor died of heart failure today at 79. and every generation of americans knew her and followed her turbulent life. the girl with the viol
MSNBC
Mar 24, 2011 9:00am EDT
with his reasoning on both sides. i learned that mike barnicle has creave uses for the mini bar at his hotel. >> i love it. and the great peggy noonan, what did you learn? >> i got the impression that mark cuban might come to new york and become involved with the mets, which would be a very interesting thing. >> that would be fun if baseball let him in. >> mika, is chuck todd on today? >> is chuck back, chris, i think he might be. >> okay. i've got to go to the airport. willie, if it's way too early, what time is it? >> it's "morning joe." stick around for "the daily rundown" with chuck and savannah. >>> over to you. the u.s., it's giving up the lead in libya in a matter of days. one problem -- so far, there's no one to hand command to. can the u.s. get allies organized on the president's timeline? >>> japan's radiation fears. a run on water and basic supplies in tokyo and at the crippled nuclear plant, workers sent to the hospital from exposure to beta rays. >>> and washington, we have a problem. the strange case of two ssenger jets forc to lan on ei oat d.c. mor rpt when no on
NBC
Mar 31, 2011 7:00am EDT
this morning. what can you tell us? >> good morning. we are seeing the storm take shape. if you're waking up in the northeast and seeing precipitation you're seeing one wave. we'll be watching now across the southeast -- it has all the ingredients for a classic nor'easter developing tonight and tomorrow. expect rain, wind, higherer elevation snows though from the poconos into new england. we have a number of winter storm warnings up into maine. winter weather advisories as well. notice who's out of it -- philadelphia, new york and boston should be mostly rain and wind. the totals anywhere from 6 to 9 inches in the hudson valley up to a foot or more in parts of interior new england. back to you. >> thanks. we'll have the rest of the forecast in a little bit. now to libya where the cia has had operatives on the ground for weeks. nbc white house correspondent chuck todd has the latest details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, carl. here's what we know. while the cia has had operatives on the ground for weeks they have been gathering intelligence, trying to find the rebels you can work w
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. moderate to severe weather is west of us. west of the mountains here. western west virginia. there could be some isolated tornadoes there. that slight risk area extends across the region. across virginia and maryland. now, i'm thinking the northeastern part of this mainly in maryland where it has been cooler. across parts of virginia, the shenandoah valley, northern virginia, fredericksburg, you have to worry more so than we do here. we've been watching the showers really pass this morning. it has been fairly quiet. we have showers to our north and west. a couple of storms near charleston, west virginia. locally, live doppler 9000 hd, some lighter rain showers winchester up 81 at hagerstown out toward thurmont approaching frederick right now. this is not what i'm concerned about. i'm concerned as we look at the future cast as we go through the afternoon. while we'll have spotty showers, there will be stuff that arrives later on. maybe not until 8:00 and maybe ahead of this but you'll see 8:00, 9:00, 10:00 how the storms roll through. some could be packing gusty winds and some hail. behin
MSNBC
Mar 25, 2011 2:00pm EDT
a pentagon briefing is about to get under way. we're watching for that. bill gortney will be updating us. officials says the u.s. launched 15 more tomahawk missiles in the last 24 hours this around tripoli. there were also new coalition air strikes against gadhafi's artillery and tank positions, including those vowing to overtake the key rebel-held city of ajdabiya in eastern libya. u.s. officials tell nbc news the u.s. could hand over the lead role to nato as soon as tomorrow. it appears for now u.s. warplanes will lead the difficult mission of attacking gadhafi's ground forces that could threaten libyan civilians. mike viqueira joins us live from the white house. we just learned president obama should be holding a conference call with members of congress. what are you hearing? >> reporter: that's right. jay carney appeared in the briefing room 12 minutes and informed us the president conducted a national security council meeting on the situation in libya this morning, and starting right about now, 2:00, it was scheduled to begin. the president will be calling congressional leaders, a c
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 6:30pm EDT
perfume. but her humanitarian work may be her greatest legacy. using her fame, she raised millions for aids research, standing by rock hudson, one of its first victims, when others shunned him. to the public, she may have been the last great movie star. but for those who knew her, she was also a loving mother and loyal friend. >> there have been so many lessons, life and death lessons, emotional lessons. i don't believe in regrets. and i have no idea what's going to happen tomorrow, no one does. >> and barbara walters is here now. we were saying earlier, we don't think of her as a pioneer, but her sheer fearlessness about her own choices in life changed things in this country. >> reporter: absolutely. by the way, she never wrote her all biography. this, all the different clips that people will see, that's her all biography. she was gutsy and salty and funny. look at what we talked about. married eight times, she wanted to get married, she married them. she wanted to divorce them, she divorced them. she jumped into aids when nobody did. she stood by people who were rejected. michael
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
, but temperatures below average. showers are beginning to break apart to the west of us across front royal and winchester and martinsburg. we could see a little sleet to the north of us for the next couple hours or so, not a point to amount to a lot. lingering morning showers give way to a gradual clearing 47-52 degrees. the extended outlook in a few minutes. now to lisa baden with traffic. >>> looks good on 66 and 95 and the beltway. overnight work on 95. 270, 95 in and out of baltimore looks good between frederick and the beltway. nothing complicated out of southern maryland. the pavement is dry. that will change. there is a complication in landover maryland. inner loop, the first exit for 50 the exit ramp closed because of the crash. >>> two murders two days and two blocks apart. >> this morning a suspect is in custody and charged with the deaths of two men in olney. the accused killer is due to appear in district court in rockville later today. if brianne carter is standing by with details. good morning. >> good morning. the suspect is expected to face a judge later today. authorities
CNN
Mar 23, 2011 8:00pm EDT
from power and leave. >> i also have stated that it is u.s. policy that gadhafi needs to go. moammar gadhafi has lost legitimacy to lead and he must leave. >> but then moments ago on this network the deputy national security adviser contradicted the president saying america's policy in libya is not one of regime change. take a listen. >> as it relates to the specific question, wolf, we're not setting out with a policy of regime change here. we set out a very defined goal here which is we would shape the environment and enable our international partners to take over the no-fly zone, we're on the verge of doing that. >> which is it and how can you run a military operation if you don't know with clarity what your objective is? we'll ask john negroponte in a moment. first live to arwa damon in benghazi where resistance forces are struggling to regroup after weeks of relentless attacks. arwa, how have the air strikes impacted the opposition's ability to move forward and regain critical ground? >> reporter: well, eliot, they've impacted it significantly, more importantly many people will t
FOX News
Mar 23, 2011 9:00am EDT
described to us as a rocket attack, launched by qaddafi's army, captured by cell phone video, and that video foes on for quite a while. it's clear now his forces still on the offensive in so many parts of that country, and that's where we pick up the story this morning, good morning here, i'm bill hemmer live in "america's newsroom" and here we go again. martha: good morning, everybody, i am martha maccallum, great to have you with us. qaddafi's colorful remarks making headlines this morning, he is refusing to back down, with supporters now forming a human shield to protect him at his main compound in the capitol of tripoli. libya's leader, sending this very clear message: >> i'm not afraid to -- of cyclones, i'm not afraid of rains that hover over our heads. i'm standing over here, to fight. to fight them. i am here. i'm here. i'm here. martha: there he is. and there you have it. rick leventhal joining us now with live coverage of all of this, streaming today from benghazi. good morning, rick. >> reporter: good morning, martha. and both sides are talking tough. a rebel spokesman -- or spoke
CBS
Mar 26, 2011 5:00am PDT
, but despite eight days of bombing the u.s. says military ground forces loyal to president gadhafi still pose a significant threat. on monday, president obama will address the nation on the libyan crisis. >>> disaster in japan. japan's prime minister describes the situation as grave and serious, after another dangerous radiation leak is found at the crippled fukushima nuclear power plant. u.s. navy barges are bringing fresh water to try to head off a meltdown "early" this saturday fresh water to try to head off a meltdown "early" this saturday morning, march 26th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to a gorgeous spring morning in new york city. 20-something degrees. but who cares, it looks nice. >> that's a beautiful picture, russ. >> welcome to "the early show," i'm russ mitchell. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. we begin with the latest on the battle for libya. rebels have recaptured the key eastern city of ajdabiya. nato takes control of some of the u.s.-led operation in libya in a matter of days, and president obama will address the nation on monday night to explain u.s. involvement in
FOX News
Mar 26, 2011 11:30pm EDT
hollywood star. joining us on the panel this week, writer and fox news contributor judy miller. senior writer at the daily caller, mary katherine. and jim pinkerton new american foundation and new york post columnist kirsten powers. i'm he jon scott, fox news watch is on right now. over time, as codes of law sought to control violence within groups, so did philosophers and clerics and statesmen seek to regulate the destructive power of war. the concept of a just war emerged. suggesting that war is justified only when certain conditions were met. if it is waged as a last resort or in self-defense, if the force used as proportional and if whenever possible civilians are spared from violence. >> jon: that's a small portion of president obama's acceptance speech after the won the nobel peace prize in oslo in 2009. now, we pulled that clip for a couple of reasons. one is simply to ask if what he said in that speech is a justification for what we're now doing in libya, jim? >> well, it depends who you ask. i mean, you know, this is such a great illustration of the partisanship on the media,
FOX
Mar 24, 2011 4:30am PDT
unions. it's all ahead here on the ktvu morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this thursday march 24th. i'm pam cook. we begin with another big storm moving into the bay area today. steve paulson tells us what we can expect. good morning, steve. >>> all right, pam, thank you. that is correct. still a couple hours away from the main impact on this system. we still have scattered showers around. you can see this is beginning to move in. one system gets bumped out. here comes the next one. that's going to fly in here courtesy of a very strong supportive jet stream. just now into the north bay that's very light rain. bulk of the system is still offshore. we're kind of embracing this system because it's going to give us some moderate to heavy rain. we'll have all the warnings and watches, just scattered showers right now though. here's sal. >>> steve, right now westbound 24 traffic looks good. roads are still wet from the last storm. as you heard steve say, this morning's commute later on is not going to be a good drive to work. as we look at interstate 880 traff
NBC
Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
and damaging wind. >> remember, you can track the weather using our interactive radar. this is all in your control at wbaltv.com. >> tonight, the world is remembering the legendary elizabeth taylor. the actress died after congestive heart failure. at times, her personal life was a great drama. she was the star of more than 50 movies. >> with her striking movie -- beauty and violet eyes, she was the epitome of a hollywood icon. >> he is the last of that classic star arab -- era. >> when you think classic hollywood, you think elizabeth taylor. what she started when she was just a teenager. to star in /on legendary pictures. she earned five academy award nominations and won two oscars. she was the first woman to earn a million dollars for a film. >> at the time, it was absolutely gigantic. >> on screen, her life is just as dramatic. >> there was more drama than most of the films. >> married 8 times, has the number 6, u.s. senator john warner. >> her heart and soul were just as beautiful as her classic face and majestic eyes. >> it was her romance to richard burton that created a media frenzy.
CNN
Mar 27, 2011 4:00am EDT
? leave her. >> as we said, our nic robertson is staying at the hotel where it happened. he joins us live now from there. who is this woman and where is she now? >> reporter: she is a middle class woman who lives in tripoli. her tribal name means -- or implies that she is from benghazi in the east of the country and apparently that's what got her into so much trouble. she says when she stopped at a government checkpoint, she came to this hotel because she wanted to tell her story. this is the international journalists were but it reveals perhaps exactly what the opposition fear, what they say happens and how their voices are stifled by the government. it was a very, very shocking event when it took place here. [ speaking foreign language ] she came to tell her story to the only people she thought would listen. international journalists in a city hotel. they're all libyans she calls out. why don't you treat us the same? she claims to have been picked up at a government checkpoint, tied, beaten and raped. her name is imam el abady. my honor was violated by them. it is the first time anyone
MSNBC
Mar 24, 2011 2:00am EDT
. thanks for joining us. will the president give an oval office address anytime soon to give us a real sense of what his doctrine is and why we went into libya and got getting involved in countries like bahrain and yemen? >> chris, thanks a lot for the opportunity to be on the show. i appreciate it. the president has been obviously communicating, speaking with the american people about this, and with congress about this now for several days, and with congress actually for a couple of weeks. he'll express his great pride in our troops, in our airmen, our sailors, our marines undertaking a really remarkable action, which has stopped the advance of gadhafi's forces on benghazi, a situation that even on your show was being reported last week as impending slaughter of innocents. so we feel very good about the steps that our troops have taken to stop that. so the president will continue to talk about it. and what he'll say is having brought the united states along, we is share the burden with other people's taxpayers to make sure we hand off to our allies to run this no-fly zone. we think th
FOX
Mar 24, 2011 7:00am EDT
us about that in a moment. good morning, i'm tony perkins in for steve this morning. >> and i'm allison seymour. and we want to get right to tucker well news of how the rest of the day will shape up. we saw the picture, not too pretty. >> not pretty at all. we have fog across the area and cool temperatures. bring along a jacket. our highs today will struggle into the mid to upper 40s and still dealing with leftover rain. your hd radar showing activity breaking out as close as southwest washington, across southern side of the beltway. so all of this will be pushing east and then we still have pretty good rains to the south and west toward fredericksberg, east of culpeper. and this will be pushing into southern maryland in the next hour or so. so a few more showers and maybe steady rain to the south and then we'll see gradual clearing later on today. let's push on and we'll show you the satellite radar. you'll notice out to the west, a lot of cloud cover into ohio and indiana. but we're seeing breaks in kentucky and some of that will get into
CNN
Mar 23, 2011 7:00pm EDT
american fighters jets are active at the moment, u.s. pilots flew 113 of the 175 coalition air sorties yesterday, for example, that u.s. role will shrink dramatically in the next few days leaving others to decide on military targeting. on the ground all public signals from the regime suggest continued defiance and continued attacks on the opposition. but here's the intriguing nugget. senior u.s. officials tell cnn tonight that some members of gadhafi's inner circle are reaching out to the state department and reaching out to other arab nations, as well. curious contacts to say the least but as yet our sources tell us no indication gadhafi himself is looking to negotiate an exit strategy. >> i think there are any number of possible outcomes here, and no one is in a position to predict them. whether they're -- whether there are major further defections or divisions within his family, there are a variety of possibilities that seems to me. >> a variety of possibilities but listen here, secretary gates isn't betting on a peaceful settlement. >> gadhafi has basically sworn that he will show
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 7:00am PDT
morning, again, everyone. thanks for spending the week with us. it's been good having david muir here with us. we're going to get to japan in a moment. >> so much breaking news this morning. >>> we're also tracking a story we broke at abc news. an air traffic controller working alone and asleep on the job at a major airport as two planes were landing. this morning, we reveal just how many airports rely on one person to guide your plane in. >>> and did you hear this? elizabeth taylor late to her own funeral, by design. she wanted it that way. she wanted to be fashionably late to her own funeral. we have more details about her private service. actor colin farrell, joining family and friends. asking to give beauty back to god. >> love that detail about her arriving late. >>> we're going to get to the breaking news this morning, what could be a catastrophic nuclear situation in japan. the prime minister speaking just moments ago about the new and perhaps the biggest breach yet in one of those nuclear reactor cores. neal karlinsky is tracking what the prime minister said moments ago. he ha
NBC
Mar 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
for joining us this morning. >> that is something no one wants to talk about -- the possibility of snow. >> we could see a light accumulation. >> folks know that sometimes we get snow on opening day. >> i have been here for four years. maybe this year will be bright and sunny. it will not be this weekend. not good news as we head into the weekend forecast. the temperatures are in the 40's. we're not contending with any wintry mix. we have the possibility of seeing that. the rain has to go through here. i do think the snow will be held at bay at least today. we're in the mid 40's today. by sunday, we will be struggling to reach 40. we have a chance of seeing a light accumulation. right now, let's check out your morning commute. lick.oads are selec we have some new accidents. >> this is southbound on the harrisburg expressway. the other on the right loop approach in the j.f.x. as you travel along wabash, it is closed related to police activity. southbound york road, water main repair continues in the right lane. in catonsville, watch for a rare plant closure at jerusalem because of flooding. fiv
FOX
Mar 28, 2011 10:00pm EDT
, a virginia couple accused of using a sheet of drywall to trap their three small children inside. we're going to start with that attack on the national mall. good evening, everyone. i'm brian bolter. >> i'm shawn yancy. fox 5 is on the scene of that attack. the victim said two men roughed him up this evening. will thomas is back with the still developing details. >> it is unusual to hear about this kind of crime on the mall. u.s. park police officers are all over the place and most of the buildings and museums have their own security. here's what we know. about 5:15 this evening park police say a man was walking in the garden located between the hershwin museum and the smithsonian capital emergency. two men pushed down the victim and tried to rob him by rifling his pockets but didn't get anything and took off down independence. police tell us this is the first time in years they have seen an attempted robbery of this kind and in the middle of the cherry blossom festival with the greater number of tourists in the city, the timing is especially bad. >> several years ago we did have some robberi
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 4:00am EDT
for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. we begin with an incident at rag an national airport just outside the national's capital. if you're an anxious flyer, well, this will not help. because early wednesday morning, two airliners trying to land at reagan were unable to contact anyone in the control tower. it's reported that the lone air traffic controller on duty was apparently asleep. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest on this. good morning, susan. tell us what happened here. >> hi, good morning, betty. this is something aviation officials say they have never seen before. first, one pilot calls in to air traffic control at reagan airport here in washington, then a second one does, looking to land, and they're greeted with nothing but silence. it was an event that could have turned out a lot worse. transportation secretary ray lahood has ordered a national review of air traffic control staffing, following a scary incident at reagan national airport. two airliners, loaded with passengers, were trying to land early wednesday, when the control tower suddenly went silent. after
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